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Beyond Academics: Examining the Positive Life Outcomes of Homeschoolers with Dr. Brian Ray, Part 3
"Whether it was easier or harder, whatever, whether children were fussing with us or happy with us as parents, it was the philosophy and the theology and the desire to be together as a family that really drove us." – Dr. Brian Ray
Yvette Hampton engages in a thought-provoking conversation with Dr. Brian Ray, an esteemed authority on homeschooling research. Explore the Bible's teachings on education and the vital role of parents as primary educators. Discover Dr. Ray's groundbreaking study, which provides compelling evidence on the academic success and overall positive outcomes of homeschooling. Challenge prevailing misconceptions and stereotypes about homeschooling as we unpack the advantages of parent-directed home-based education discipleship. Gain valuable insights on how homeschooling fosters a nurturing environment, enhances engagement, and promotes holistic well-being. Don't miss this empowering episode on the Schoolhouse Rocked Podcast!
Watch this full conversation on our YouTube channel.
Dr. Brian Ray is a leading international expert in research on homeschooling and president of the National Home Education Research Institute (NHERI). He has published numerous articles and books, is interviewed by major media, serves as an expert witness in court cases, and testifies to legislatures regarding education. He is a former university professor and public and private school classroom teacher. He holds a Ph.D. (science education, Oregon State University), a M.S. (zoology, Ohio University), and a B.S. (biology, University of Puget Sound), and is a church leader. Brian and Betsy have been married 44 years, have eight children who were all home educated, run a small farm, and have 19 grandchildren. Dr. Ray really enjoys wandering with Betsy, his wife, and being out in the forests and mountains and on adventures. See research at www.nheri.org.Discussion Questions:
Podcast Note-Taking Guide
The Gen2 Survey, by NHERI (National Home Education Research Institute) - This study examines adults who attended church growing up and seeks to understand the key influences which either encouraged or deterred them from believing and practicing the faith of their parents.
Answers for Homeschooling: Top 25 Questions Critics Ask, by Israel Wayne
Education: Does God Have an Opinion?, by Israel Wayne
Israel Wayne, Christian Education: A Manifesto
Education: The Key to Saving Our Nation – Alex Newman on the Schoolhouse Rocked Podcast
Getting Started in Homeschooling - Israel Wayne on the Schoolhouse Rocked Podcast
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